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    Terrorists attacked a bus carrying Arabs to work in Israel yesterday in the town of El-Burj.

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    Terrorists attacked a bus carrying Arabs to work in Israel yesterday in the town of El-Burj. Six Arabs were wounded when the terrorists shot at and threw two hand grenades into the bus, which was on its way to Beersheba. The wounded were taken to the Municipal Hospital in Hebron.

    Terrorists on the West Bank of the River Jordan have been waging a serious campaign of harassment against the local Arab population, which has found its livelihood in Israel. Observers say that the terrorists hope to force the Arabs to give up working in Israel. By then being worse off economically, the local Arabs might prove to be more cooperative with the terrorists. Mayor Jabari of Hebron has condemned the terrorist activity, saying that they hurt the Arabs more than the Israelis.

    Security forces are looking for the perpetrators of this latest incident.

    SYNOPSIS: Terrorists attacked a bus carrying Arabs to work in Israel yesterday, in the town of El-Burj.

    Six Arabs were wounded during the attack, when the terrorists shot at and threw two hand grenades into the bus. Observers say that by forcing the local Arabs to give up working in Israel, the terrorists hope to find them more cooperative, due to their then worsened economic condition. This bus load of Arabs was on its way to Beersheba in Israel.

    The sounded were taken to the Municipal Hospital in Hebron for treatment. Mayor Jabari of Hebron has condemned terrorists acts such as these, saying that they hurt the Arabs, more than the Israelis. Security forces are looking for the perpetrators of this latest terrorist attack on the West Bank of the Jordan River.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACRTKWB1AJVDQO7PQQXXYKWO4Y
    Media URN:
    VLVACRTKWB1AJVDQO7PQQXXYKWO4Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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